Adoptive Families Blog

Lifetime Works Nationwide to Help Find Your Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 12, 2016 10:10:12 AM

At Lifetime Adoption Center, we’re putting more time and money than ever into advertising and marketing. We’re currently spending $185K in online advertising and marketing, and due that are bringing in more birth mothers than ever. We’re represented in the Yellow Pages in all 50 states and clinics in all states as well.

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Topics: Adoption Home Study, Home study, adoption law, interstate adoption, ICPC, adoption attorney

The Top Tips You Need to Know for Your Adoption Home Study

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on Apr 21, 2016 11:01:14 AM

If you have started researching adoption, you've probably heard the term "home study." What exactly is an adoption home study? And how can you prepare for it?

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Topics: Adoption Home Study, Mardie Caldwell, Home study

7 Tips That’ll Help You Ace Your Home Study

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Apr 1, 2016 9:13:49 AM

Having a social worker come to your house to determine whether it’s a good setting to raise the child you feel like you’ve been waiting for is possibly the most daunting guest you’ll ever host. Don’t stress out: today we’re sharing seven tips to help you excel at your adoption home study! These tips will allow you get closer to bringing your child home.

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Topics: Adoption Home Study, Home study

Adoption Home Study – Questions and Answers (Part 2)

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 18, 2016 10:18:00 AM

This post is part 2 in a two-part blog series about the adoption home study. Last week, we left off talking about why home studies are needed in order to adopt a baby. You can see part 1 of this series here: Adoption Home Study – Questions and Answers (Part 1).

Many times, the fact that there will be post-placement home study visits after they adopt comes as a surprise to adoptive parents. This leads into our next question asked by one hopeful adoptive mother:

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Topics: Adoption Home Study, Home study

Adoption Home Study – Questions and Answers (Part 1)

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 11, 2016 10:04:00 AM

One of the most common types of questions we get from hopeful adoptive parents is about the adoption home study. Even though the approved home study is needed for you to adopt, you don’t need to get stressed out or anxious about it.

By reading the common questions we’ve been asked, you’ll know better what to expect with the home study process, and how to prepare. Learning more about this necessary prerequisite in your adoption will put your mind at ease and motivate you to take charge of the next step toward building your family!

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Topics: Adoption Home Study, Home study

What’s an “Adoption Home Study”?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 19, 2014 7:07:37 AM

Many who have just began exploring adoption come across the term "HOME STUDY" and wonder what exactly it is. Lifetime Adoption’s Founder and CEO Mardie Caldwell has produced a report to explain the adoption home study requirements and answer the simple question, "What is a home study?" This report is available for you to review for free at AdoptionHomeStudyReport.com.

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Topics: Adoption process, Home study